Wildlife Photography

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Nate Luebbe (@nateinthewild) has an understanding of animal behavior that allows him to go beyond the typical snapshot. Join him in the field as he uses his knowledge of wildlife to inform his choice of gear, settings, and composition. 0:00 - Introduction 1:06 - Behavior and Storytelling 5:17 - Bison (Gear and Composition) 9:25 - Elk and Foxes (Camera Settings: Continuous Shooting, Shutter Speed, ISO, Aperture) 16:16 - Bears (Crop) 20:48 - Why Luebbe is a Nature Photographer 22:00 - How to Improve What are your tips for wildlife photography?
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Autumn Schrock is inspired by the moon and its beauty. The different moon phases or times of day, as well as composition, can affect your photo’s story. Schrock explains how to take all these elements into consideration when photographing the moon, as well as how to strike the balance between planning (using apps like PhotoPills) and improvising in the field. 0:00 - Introduction and Schrock’s Work 1:58 - Storytelling 3:47 - Schrock's Tips 6:20 - Planning and Photographing 8:56 - Camera Settings 10:26 - Gear and Composition 11:31 - Schrock's
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Join Sony Alpha Collective member Nate Luebbe in the field at Grand Teton National Park. Learn about his approach to landscape photography, his tips on finding unique compositions, and his advice for photographing in a National Park. 0:00 - Introduction 0:43 - Dissecting Your Scene 4:54 - Adding a Human Element 6:14 - Luebbe's Gear Advice 7:45 - Panorama 8:05 - Camera Settings (Aperture) 9:10 - More On-Location Tips 12:30 - What's Next? Sponsored by
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Photographing birds in the winter presents its own challenges. Luckily, OM SYSTEM Ambassador Emilie Talpin has you covered (literally)! Learn her tips to stay warm, protect your gear, choose your camera settings, and more. 0:35 – Tip 1 2:10 – Tip 2 4:30 – Tip 3 6:01 – Tip 4 7:25 – Tip 5 Do you have your own tips to share? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
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Bird photography is a never-ending challenge, but the reward is a beautiful image. OM SYSTEM Ambassador Lee Hoy discusses how to photograph birds in flight and explains everything you need to know to do so, from camera settings to focusing to composition. 0:00 - Introduction 4:01 - Goals 7:50 - Struggles 19:16 - System 1 - Subject 24:17 - System 2 - The Setting 30:37 - System 3 - The Light 39:18 - System 4 - Autofocus 47:53 - System 5 - Drive Mode 51:33 - System 6 - Exposure 1:00:39 - Composition 1:08:06 - The Success for Which We Hope  1:12:
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B&H x Sony present Teton Perspectives, a new series with Nate Luebbe and Autumn Schrock! Join them in Grand Teton National Park to learn their techniques for shooting landscapes, wildlife, and astrophotography. 0:00 - About This Series 1:18 - Schrock and Luebbe’s Love of Nature 4:24 - Working with Your Partner 6:08 - Grand Teton National Park 6:38 - Sony Alpha Imaging Collective 7:15 - In This Series Do you have any photo tips to share? Let us know in the Comments section, below. Sponsored by
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Zoologist and Nikon Ambassador Ron Magill got into photography to teach people to love animals. Join him for an energetic talk about his journey to Antarctica and his work with the Zoo Miami. 0:00 - Introduction 3:52 - Landscapes of Antarctica 15:17 - Wildlife of Antarctica 30:18 - Zoos 43:13 - Gear What do you think of Magill’s work? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
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Art Wolfe discusses his book Wild Lives, a project 40 years in the making that he hopes inspires and informs those who read it. Join him as he shares the stories behind his images taken in Zambia, Japan, Bolivia, and beyond. 0:00 - Canadian Arctic 8:38 - India 11:05 - United States & Canada 16:42 - Japan 19:54 - Grasslands 24:14 - Taiga 28:57 - Savanna 43:30 - Ocean 51:44 - Tropical Rainforests 56:59 - South Georgia Island Will you be picking up Wild Lives? Let us know in the
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World-renowned wildlife photographer Roie Galitz has been photographing and filming polar bears in Svalbard, Norway for more than a decade. Galitz tells his stories through visual expression, humanizing the bears, and using this powerful tool to make a difference. 0:00 - Introduction 2:45 - About Svalbard, Norway 11:34 - Finding Polar Bears, and their Behavior 16:50 - Have a Good Guide 19:40 - The Right Distance Between You and the Bear 27:02 - Returning After a Year 32:12 - Mating Behavior 40:35 - Svalbard in the Winter Video 43:57 -
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Super-telephoto lenses and wildlife photography go hand-in-hand. These longer focal length primes and zooms allow you to get closer, seemingly, and fill your frame with distant subjects, like wild animals. Traditionally, these lenses also tend to house some of the most advanced and robust focusing systems, often feature built-in image stabilization, and usually sport weather-sealed exteriors. This past year was a fruitful year for wildlife lens releases, with many brands introducing a new super-telephoto or two to match the evolution and
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Australian professional animal photographer Alex Cearns has traveled all over the world photographing animals. In this video, Cearns shares the seven essential elements you need to elevate your animal portraits. 0:00 - Introduction 2:04 - About Cearns 8:03 - What You Need to Take Better Animal Portraits 10:42 - The Animals Cearns Photographs & Her Gear 21:20 - Don't Overlook Easy Subjects, and Have Patience 26:49 - Practice Getting the Shot 31:25 - Anticipation & Timing 40:56 - Safety 49:25 - Review / When Things Go Wrong 55:43 -
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If you already have experience with bird photography but feel you aren’t taking excellent photos, Isaac Grant is here to help. In this video, Grant shares his techniques for creating engaging, beautiful, and impactful bird photos. 0:00 - Introduction 0:57 - Agenda 2:33 - About Grant & Gear 5:11 - The Basics 5:47 - Learn the Birds 8:56 - How to Turn a Good Photo into a Great Photo 13:17 - The ABCs 13:45 - Angle 19:47 - Background 25:19 - Composition 31:10 - Perch 36:09 - Quality 41:14 - X-Factor 48:19 - More from Grant 48:44 - Q&A 1:08
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
Many budding sports and wildlife photographers dream of larger and larger lenses that get them closer to the action while letting in more light—allowing blazing-fast, action-freezing shutter speeds that capture priceless moments on the field or out in the field. But, with long lenses comes the increased chance of camera shake due to the extreme focal lengths. How do we combat physics here? Well, if you are entering the world of the
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Water is essential to life on Earth. The health of our oceans—and its inhabitants—is equally crucial to maintaining Earth’s delicate balance. This is an apt takeaway from our exclusive chat with renowned underwater photographer and filmmaker Brian Skerry, as part of our coverage of B&H’s 50th Anniversary Bild Expo 2023. We sat down with Skerry shortly before his presentation on the Bild Expo Main Stage to get the full scoop on his career arc, from a youthful fantasy of being an ocean
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Join Maria Perez and Matt Zefi at Sony Kando in Snowbird, Utah, for some friendly competition to see who can get the best results from the Sony a7C II and the a7CR. Learn the main differences between the cameras and see which best fits your needs. 0:00 - Introduction 0:32 - Key Specs 1:20 - Bird Photography 3:06 - Stabilization Test 3:55 - Photographing Portraits 4:38 - Photographing the Sunset and Moon 5:51 - Final Thoughts Which of